First Rotation: Surgery - USMLE Forums
USMLE Forums Logo
USMLE Forums         Your Reliable USMLE Online Community     Members     Posts
Home
USMLE Articles
USMLE News
USMLE Polls
USMLE Books
USMLE Apps
Go Back   USMLE Forums > USMLE Step 2 CK Forum

USMLE Step 2 CK Forum USMLE Step 2 CK Discussion Forum: Let's talk about anything related to USMLE Step 2 CK exam


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-27-2011
USMLE Forums Veteran
 
Steps History: 1+CK+CS+3
Posts: 281
Threads: 11
Thanked 196 Times in 132 Posts
Reputation: 206
Surgery First Rotation: Surgery

I got my first rotation set and my school is making me start off with surgery. . lol.. Im a little freaked out to start off with this..

But what would be one word of advice to do when starting the rotation and how best to impress the attending/residents.

I already have Surgical Recall to use during the wards to anticipate questions from them, just wondering if there was something in particular you guys did during your rotations?

Sorry this isn't step relevant as this is a Step 2 CK forum.
__________________
Premed[x] Basic Sciences [x] Step 1 [x] Step 2 CK [x] Step 2 CS [x] Step 3 [x]
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
The above post was thanked by:
Mondoshawan (02-27-2011)



  #2  
Old 02-28-2011
Haisook's Avatar
USMLE Forums Master
 
Steps History: 1+CK+CS+3
Posts: 752
Threads: 124
Thanked 610 Times in 264 Posts
Reputation: 630
Default

I don't have much advice on this specific specialty, but the general advice to impress the attendings is appearing early or at least on time, and never late. Act like you're really interested in what you're doing. Show enthusiasm. Ask questions. Don't act like a wiseman "listens, but doesn't talk".
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
The above post was thanked by:
JJtheMD (02-28-2011), Mondoshawan (02-28-2011)



Reply

Tags
Clerkships-, Electives-Rotations

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the USMLE Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Medical School
Choose "---" if you don't want to tell. AMG for US & Canadian medical schools. IMG for all other medical schools.
USMLE Steps History
What steps finished! Example: 1+CK+CS+3 = Passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, and Step 3.

Choose "---" if you don't want to tell.

Favorite USMLE Books
What USMLE books you really think are useful. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.
Location
Where you live. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What should I do to get into surgery residency? dheshah IMG Residency Match Forum 10 12-18-2012 11:26 PM
Fetal gut rotation aktorque USMLE Step 1 Forum 13 04-05-2011 01:43 AM
Can I apply to surgery and IM? jassim IMG Residency Match Forum 6 01-08-2011 04:14 PM
Criteria for surgery in IE Dr. N Elham USMLE Step 2 CK Forum 6 06-29-2010 11:37 PM

RSS Feed
Find Us on Facebook
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

USMLE® & other trade marks belong to their respective owners, read full disclaimer
USMLE Forums created under Creative Commons 3.0 License. (2009-2014)